Quotes by Thich Nhat Hanh

"Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet."
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"When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That's the message he is sending."
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"To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself."
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"Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything - anger, anxiety, or possessions - we cannot be free."
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"People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar."
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Books by Thich Nhat Hanh

  • The Dhammapada
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  • August 1st 1995 by Parallax Press

    (first published January 30th -400)

Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Thich Nhat Hanh

  • Date of birth: October 11, 1926
  • Born: in Thừa Thiên Huế , Viet Nam.

  • Description: Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist who now lives in southwest France where he was in exile for many years. Born Nguyễn Xuân Bảo, Thích Nhất Hạnh joined a Zen (Vietnamese: Thiền) monastery at the age of 16, and studied Buddhism as a novitiate. Upon his ordination as a monk in 1949, he assumed the Dharma name Thích Nhất Hạnh. Thích is an honorary family name used by all Vietnamese monks and nuns, meaning that they are part of the Shakya (Shakyamuni Buddha) clan. He is often considered the most influential living figure in the lineage of Lâm Tế (Vietnamese Rinzai) Thiền, and perhaps also in Zen Buddhism as a whole.

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